Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics Demonstration Program: Report to Congress, 2021
Provides an overview of the Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic (CCBHC) demonstration. Offers a summary of the findings from the prior annual reports on the CCBHC demonstration, a comparison of cost and quality in the first two demonstration years, and the results of impact analyses. This is the fifth annual report to Congress on the CCBHC demonstration.
Date: 11/2022 Type: Document Sponsoring organizations: HHS Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation, Mathematica view details
The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Rural Health Clinics' Operations and Cancer Prevention and Control Efforts
Findings brief describing a study surveying 150 Rural Health Clinics (RHCs) to examine how COVID-19 has affected their overall operations and provision of cancer prevention and control services. Includes statistics on pandemic-related clinic-level stressors and on percentage of sampled RHCs providing cancer prevention and control services before and after March 2020.
Author(s): Whitney E. Zahnd, Allie F. Silverman, Stella Self, et al. Date: 11/2022 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Rural and Minority Health Research Center (formerly the South Carolina Rural Health Research Center) view details
Dental Therapy Resource Guide
Describes the role of dental therapists in expanding access to dental health care in rural and underserved communities. Outlines the status of state laws and regulations regarding dental therapy education and practice as of August 2021. Compares the scope of practice of dental therapists to other dental care providers.
Date: 11/2022 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: National Association of Community Health Centers view details
Rural Health Clinics: Focusing on the Patient
Brief overview of the history of Rural Health Clinics (RHCs), from their origins in the Rural Health Clinic Services Act of 1977, and into the present, as they continue to provide an array of vital services to rural communities.
Date: 10/2022 Type: Video/Multimedia Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub view details
Telehealth Policies and Federally Qualified Health Centers
Fact sheet providing an overview of telehealth policies for Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs). Covers originating and distance sites, reimbursement, and services outside the FQHC. Includes a chart of FQHC Medicaid telehealth reimbursement eligibility by state.
Date: 10/2022 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Center for Connected Health Policy: The National Telehealth Policy Resource Center view details
The Involvement of Rural Health Clinic Practitioners in Cancer Treatment Decisions and Survivorship Care
Results of a survey examining how practitioners from 153 Rural Health Clinics (RHCs) in 36 states are involved in their patients' cancer treatment and survivorship decisions. Features statistics on RHC characteristics, proportions of RHC practitioners who provide care or engage in joint decisions with another practitioner, RHC practitioner roles in cancer survivorship care, and experience with follow-up care for cancer survivors.
Author(s): Whitney E. Zahnd, Allie F. Silverman, Stella Self, et al. Date: 10/2022 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Rural and Minority Health Research Center (formerly the South Carolina Rural Health Research Center) view details